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A vehement, heated, or noisy argument dispute or controversy. (2)
Word Entries at Word Info: “altercation
altercation (s) (noun), altercations (pl)
1. A vehement, heated, or angry dispute: The two youths got into an altercation on the playground while they were playing soccer.
2. A noisy argument or controversy: The verbal altercation which Alex observed did not appear to be aggressive so he didn't try to intervene.
3. Etymology: from Latin altercari "to dispute (with another)"; from alter, "other".
A heated and noisy quarrel or fight.
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An angry dispute or fight.
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